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Senior Analyst, Policy and Operations (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8567  

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Starting Base Salary: 66642.22 

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Ottawa (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:


  • Enjoy 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!



Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.
Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.

Join the Data Exchange team in the Policy Division where we facilitate data-driven decision making in the housing market through the planning and execution of data strategy and initiatives. You will assist CMHC in realizing the true value of its data assets and promote a data-centric culture within the organization. Your skills and passion for data, data strategy and project management will drive efficiencies and value to business areas and to clients.  

  • Support workstreams for CMHC’s corporate data strategy. Some examples include: strategic planning, program operations, or project execution.   
  • Collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, and presenting information from diverse sources to provide management with timely assessments and recommendations of potential implications/opportunities for housing data or data strategy in the form of summaries, presentation decks, briefing notes, etc.   
  • Develop and provide relevant research materials, summaries and policy analyses to senior management, committees and task forces / working groups. 
  • Develop and enhance, optimal data collection processes and ensure utilization of data to report on data initiatives. 
  • Support, represent and/or organize meetings, committees, and working groups to communicate priorities and to obtain input into CMHC data strategy or projects.
  • Support day-to-day operations of the data strategy and data exchange products, including responding to internal queries, raising IT support request, problem-solving with diverse CMHC teams and maintenance of operational support documentation (minutes, procedures, etc).

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Degree in a related field such as information studies, business, finance or commerce. 
  • Minimum of three years of prior related experience working in information technology, data or analytics, or project-focused environment. Experience developing or executing data strategies is an asset.  
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking, research and problem-solving skills. Ability to synthesize and conceptualize. 
  • Strong initiative: must be able to track and follow up on diverse deliverables with competing deadlines.   
  • Sound knowledge of mortgage financing, real estate, housing and mortgage markets and systems is an asset.  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write and present complex ideas and solutions to a variety of audiences, including senior management. 

Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled. 





On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.